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# Missouri Colleges

In terms of yearly graduations, Missouri is ranked #20 in the country with 83,009 degrees handed out in 2021. Missouri colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $15,821 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $18,078 per year.

An estimated 58% of college students in Missouri take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,411 per year.

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There are 31,089 students at Mizzou in total, 23,383 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 21,344 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Mizzou is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,168 a year. Mizzou has a 0.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $49,864 during the early-career years.

There are 15,449 students at WUSTL in total, 7,653 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,077 are full-time. For undergraduates at WUSTL, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The acceptance rate at WUSTL is 13%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,887 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $75,755 during the early-career years.

There are 19,621 undergraduates at Missouri State, of which 13,128 are full-time, and there are 23,505 students altogether. For undergraduates at Missouri State, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Roughly 48% of students at Missouri State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,939 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,272 during the early-career years.

There are 16,147 students at UMKC in total, 11,027 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,071 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMKC is 4.6 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

35% of UMKC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,389 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,269 during the early-career years.

There are 8,197 students at Webster in total, 2,563 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,022 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 59%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

55% of Webster students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,523 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,383 during the early-career years.

There are 12,229 students at SLU in total, 7,723 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,847 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SLU is 4.1 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at SLU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,315 a year. SLU has a 0.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SLU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $57,234 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 10,979 students at Maryville U in total, 5,504 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,249 are full-time. It takes the average Maryville U undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,475 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Maryville U is $51,858.

There are 13,874 students at UMSL in total, 10,973 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,889 are full-time. It takes the average UMSL undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 33% of students at UMSL take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,179 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMSL is $44,698.

The total student population at Columbia College is 8,347, of which 7,861 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,162 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 64% of students at Columbia College Missouri take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,707 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Columbia College Missouri is $35,851.

The total student population at University of Central Missouri is 9,959, of which 7,629 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,009 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

55% of UCM students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,508 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UCM is $39,832.

There are 8,504 undergraduates at Park University, of which 3,763 are full-time, and there are 10,165 students altogether. It takes the average Park University undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

57% of Park University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,922 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,603 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Missouri University of Science and Technology is 7,642, of which 6,083 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,412 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 70% are men and 30% are women.

Approximately 38% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,177 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Missouri University of Science and Technology is $67,619.

There are 8,929 undergraduates at Southeast Missouri State University, of which 6,823 are full-time, and there are 10,001 students altogether. For undergraduates at Southeast Missouri State University, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 79%. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

45% of Southeast Missouri State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,835 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeast Missouri State University is $37,047.

The total student population at Northwest Missouri State University is 7,267, of which 5,482 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,813 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Northwest is 4.4 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,055 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northwest is $39,762.

The total student population at Saint Louis Community College is 15,206, which includes 5,411 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 4% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,303 a year. Saint Louis Community College has a 3.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Saint Louis Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,524 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,822 undergraduates at Lindenwood University, of which 4,199 are full-time, and there are 7,382 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 66% of students at Lindenwood University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,514 a year. Lindenwood University has a 1.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,897 during the early-career years.

There are 13,085 students at MCC in total, 5,915 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

4% of MCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,650 a year. MCC has a 1.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,008 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Ozarks Technical Community College is 11,237, which includes 5,359 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

57% of OTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $1,294 a year. OTC has a 1.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from OTC is $29,079.

A T Still University of Health Sciences has a 0.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The total student population at Truman State University is 4,655, of which 4,389 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,687 are full-time. It takes the average Truman State undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,696 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Truman State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,820 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,688 students at Rockhurst in total, 2,746 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,845 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

56% of Rockhurst students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,641 a year. Rockhurst has a 0.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rockhurst is $55,483.

There are 4,927 undergraduates at Missouri Southern, of which 3,443 are full-time, and there are 5,045 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Missouri Southern is 4.7 years.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

46% of Missouri Southern students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,929 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,021 during the early-career years.

There are 4,911 students at Missouri Western in total, 4,717 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,039 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 52% of students at Missouri Western take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,432 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Missouri Western with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,944 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at St Charles Community College is 6,014, which includes 3,210 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at SCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,419 a year. SCC has a 0.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,339 during the early-career years.

There are 4,878 students at MACC in total, 2,285 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at MACC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,648 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,154 during the early-career years.

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